- Telephone 01356 648070
- Opening times Mon–Sun 10am–5pm.
- Seasonal times Closed for Winter late October to mid March.
- Average price £12 (lunch)
- Website www.gleneskretreat.scot
A much-loved café and folk museum serving a freshly cooked menu of familiar classics. Closed during winter.
To reach The Glenesk Retreat you have either traversed miles of stunning scenery on foot, on bicycle or by car and the restaurant offers welcome replenishment for your efforts. A vibrant room, with friendly staff and can-do attitude, offers a positive experience from start to finish. A specials menu offers daily hot meals alongside the standard soup, sandwich and jacket potato lunch offerings. The homemade relish that accompanies the beef burgers is worthy of note, as is a policy to source locally where possible: Bel's of Edzell meat, Invermark venison and Burnside beer, for example. The children's menu doesn't surprise with options such as chicken or fish and chips but it is freshly made and solid fuel for all the activities the Retreat offers for small people. The restaurant is licensed and set menus are often created to complement the variety of event nights the Retreat hosts, or on request for a party. Bookings can also be taken for large groups for afternoon tea, the menu for which highlights the home baking on offer. The Retreat and Folk Museum are usually closed during the winter months.
- Provides: Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Free wi-fi